Prime Minister Modi ranked second most influential on Twitter
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is placed second in the list of the 50 most influential people on Twitter this year, according to an annual research carried out by consumer intelligence company Brandwatch. American singer Taylor Swift holds the number 1 spot
Former Indian cricket captain and batting stalwart Sachin Tendulkar is ranked at number 35, The legendary right-hander is placed above the likes of American actors Dwayne Johnson and Leonardo Di Caprio, and former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama among others.
The research cited Tendulkar's "appreciable real work for the less fortunate, lending his voice and presence for the right causes, his inspired fans following his work and his partner brands' relevant impactful campaigns" for his inclusion in the list.